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Struggling with something larger

Sometimes, what looks like procrastination may actually be a symptom of something more serious, such as depression, anxiety or attention problems.

If your behavior is causing you distress or significantly affecting your performance at work, school or home, don’t be afraid to consult a professional

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Even the most efficient workers have days when it’s harder to finish tasks. 

Procrastination is not just avoiding or delaying a task.

Many people procrastinate because they’re anxious about the outcome of a project, don’t think they can complete it well or fear failure.

Many people are inherently more productive at certain times of the day. 

  • Break a long-term assignment into multiple smaller ones. 
  • Find ways to reward yourself along the way. 
  • Schedule your most frequent diversions — think checking social media or completing non-urgent chores and errands — for the gaps between these...

  • People procrastinate because of a lack of value [associated with the task]
  • because they expect that they’re not going to achieve the value they’re trying to achieve; 
  • because the value is too far from you in terms of time
  • or because you’re ...

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